Short Vita

01/2019 – present

Lecturer (Akademische Rätin), Biodiversity, University of Duisburg-Essen

01/2017 – 12/2018

Staff scientist, Biodiversity, University of Duisburg-Essen

01/2012 – 12/2016

Bioinformatician, Genome Informatics, University Hospital Essen

03/2012

Dr. rer. nat., Graduate School of Life Sciences, University of Würzburg
Thesis: “Integrated bioinformatical analysis of biological networks”

09/2008 – 12/2011

PhD student, Department of Bioinformatics, University of Würzburg

08/2008

Master of Science
Thesis: “Rich-club ordering and fractality in eukaryotic protein-protein interaction networks”

10/2006 – 08/2008

Student assistent in Bioinformatics, University of Applied Sciences Gelsenkirchen

09/2006 – 08/2008

MSc student in Molecular Biology, Focus Bioinformatics, University of Applied Sciences Gelsenkirchen

08/2006

Bachelor of Science
Thesis: “Identification of SNPs in Functional Positions“, Department of Bioinformatics, University of Würzburg

08/2004 – 09/2004

Internship, Tumorgenetics, Max-Planck-Institute for Molecular Physiology, Dortmund

09/2003 – 08/2006

BSc student in Molecular Biology, Focus Bioinformatics, University of Applied Sciences Gelsenkirchen


Awards & Scholarships

Best Poster Award (Second), German Conference on Bioinformatics, 2013

PhD scholarship, University of Würzburg, 10/2011-12/2011

Travel scholarships: DAAD, 2011; DAAD PROMOS, 2011; German Symposium on Systems Biology, 2009

E-fellows.net scholarship, 2006-2008

Study award for B.Sc. studies and thesis, 2006


Reviewer Activities

Journals: Bioinformatics, BMC Bioinformatics, IEEE/ACM Transactions on Computational Biology and Bioinformatics (TCBB), Plos One, PeerJ, International Society for Microbial Ecology (ISME) Journal, F1000 Research, Environmental Science, Metabarcoding and Metagenomics (MBMG), Frontiers in Cellular and Infection Microbiology, Gene Reports, Science of the Total Environment

Conferences: European Conference on Computational Biology (ECCB), Intelligent Systems for Molecular Biology (ISMB), IEEE International Conference on Bioinformatics and Biomedicine (BIBM), International Conference on Genome Informatics (GIW), International Symposium on Bioinformatics Research and Applications (ISBRA),